Investment and Innovation

  • IPC supports government efforts to promote research, development, and innovation in the field of advanced electronics and related manufacturing.  
  • IPC supports government investment in R&D programs such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Manufacturing USA in the United States and the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany.
  • IPC supports tax policies, including R&D tax credits and lower corporate tax rates, that drive growth and innovation in our industry.
  • IPC advocates for strong intellectual property protection and strives to prevent counterfeit products in the supply chain through our standards initiatives and advocacy efforts.

Check out this blog by Ken Schramko, IPC Senior Director, North America, on what’s at stake for the electronics industry in the federal budget fight.

Learn more about the intersection of manufacturing and technology policy from our colleagues at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).